Discount, tax, and tip word problems

Practice solving word problems involving price discounts, taxes, and tip calculations.

Problem

The cake store is having a 10, percent off sale on all of its cakes. If the cake you want regularly costs dollar sign, 6, how much would you save with the discount?
dollar sign, space
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i